Part-time Library Associate | Archives & Special Collections, University of Houston-Clear Lake (Houston, TX)

  • 28 Sep 2021 11:39 AM
    Message # 11127012

    Library Associate, Archives & Special Collection (Part-Time Temporary Position)

    SALARY: $16 - $21/hour (commensurate with experience)

    SCHEDULE: 18 hours per week

    Come join our fun and fast-paced library environment at University of Houston - Clear Lake. Located just minutes from Clear Lake, Nassau Bay, and the Gulf, UHCL originally was built to serve NASA. We maintain that strong relationship while growing to serve our booming region.


    Reporting to the Acting Associate Director of Archives & Special Collections (A&SC), the Library Associate, A&SC will accession, inventory control, process incoming collections, and keep accurate records of work. This position also provides reference services to researchers, re-shelves boxes and folders as needed, and provides scanning and photocopying services.

    Brief Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provides reference services to UHCL staff and researchers in locating and reproducing materials
    • Processes collections as directed by the Acting Associate Director of Archives & Special Collections
    • Prepares and maintains lists necessary to archival operations, creates computer records, database entries, and maintains all finding aids for archival collections
    • Files folders, boxes, and incoming catalogued books
    • Orders and tracks all archival and other office supplies
    • Assists with managing and maintaining the archives in the absence of the Acting Associate Director of Archives & Special Collections, including making or deferring decisions, within policy guidelines
    • Communicates with archives constituents and colleagues, including donors to the archives and the Johnson Space Center History Office

    Required Qualifications

    • Two years (sixty hours college credit hours) or Associate of Arts Degree
    • Minimum one year experience working in archives, processing and providing reference
    • Basic computer, phone, and photocopying skills; familiarity with MS Word, MS Excel, email, and databases
    • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills to respond to researchers and staff
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to handle detail work with accuracy
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with the public and university staff
    • Ability to multi-task a variety of projects
    • Possess good record-keeping skills

    REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS: Cover letter and resume

    NOTES TO APPLICANT: Please send application package to Erin Henry, UHCL Archives Librarian, at

    Open until filled.

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